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IndiGo grounds few A320 Neo aircraft, awaits spare engines

Budget passenger carrier IndiGo has grounded some of its A320 Neo aircraft due to non-availability of spare engines from Pratt and Whitney.

Reported by: IANS, New Delhi [ Updated: August 24, 2018 7:28 IST ]

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Budget passenger carrier IndiGo has grounded some of its A320 Neo aircraft due to non-availability of spare engines from Pratt and Whitney.

"IndiGo confirms that a few A320 Neo aircraft have been grounded proactively due to non-availability of spare engines from Pratt and Whitney," the company said in a statement.

"The release of additional spare engines has been initiated by PW so that all aircraft can be expected to be in service soon. These engine changes are pre-planned and are as per the norms prescribed by the regulator to ensure safe operations."

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